Men's Basketball 2013 – Player Profile

Herbert Dennis

Herbert Dennis – 1

Year: Senior

Major: Business Management

Height: 5-11

Position: G

High School: North Caroline

Hometown: Ridgely, Md.


Biography

2012-13 Season (Junior): Played in all 25 games while making 24 starts as a junior – set a Wilmington program record for 116 assists in a single season – extended his program record to 319 career assists after junior season – also third in program history with 840 points and 89 steals – finished second on the team with 12.8 points per game, dishing out 4.64 assister per contest – third in the CACC in assists per game – scored a career high 26 points against Nyack on February 2, adding a season high eight assists – scored in double digits in all but six games as a junior, scoring 20 or more twice – hit the game-winner off his own rebound against Goldey-Beacom on December 10 with three seconds left.

2011-12 Season (Sophomore): Appeared in all 26 games while making 15 starts at point guard as a sophomore – took over the all-time career assists record previously held by Mike Shipman (2007-08, 09-10), 182, with four assists against Concordia on February 6 – finished the season with 203 career assists - finished with the third most assists in a single season (107), trailing only Mike Shipman’s 110 and Chris Rogers’ 108 in program history – finished fourth on the team with 9.4 points per game – scored a season high 25 points at Nyack on February 11, shooting 10-for-16 from the floor, including 2-for-4 from three – also scored in double figures eight other games, including the first three of the season – added 21 points against USciences on January 17, going 10-of 11 from the foul line – dished out a season high eight assists twice, first against NYIT and again at Philadelphia – led the team with 74 makes from the foul line.

2010-11 Season (Freshman): Appeared in 25 of the team’s 26 games, making 24 starts as a true freshman – finished in a tie for second on the team with 11.0 points per game, dishing out a team best 96 assists – scored 10 points with five assists in first collegiate game at West Chester on November 13 – scored a season’s best 21 points at NCAA Division I Coppin State on January 3, adding four assists and four rebounds – hit five three-pointers at Concordia on February 12, third most in program history – dished out a career best nine assists at USciences on December 11 – scored in double figures in 14 games as a freshman, including two games of 20 or more.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at North Caroline High School – named team MVP three years – 1,000-point scorer – All-Conference and All-Bayside Player of the Year – helped lead team to 23-2 record and the Bayside Championship as a junior in 2008-09 – also led team to a 22-3 record as a senior

Personal: Herbert Davonte Dennis – son of Herbert and Cheryl Dennis – has three siblings, Dijon, Tiara, and Destinee – uncle, Jeff Chambers, played basketball at James Madison University (1990-93) – majoring in business management at Wilmington University with aspirations of working in a big corporation after continuing basketball career at the pro level – from Ridgely, Md. – hero is his father for putting a basketball in his hands at a young age – would coach the Miami Heat if he could be head coach of a team for a year.

Year

GP-GS

fg-fga

A

3fg-fga

Pct.

Ft-fta

Pct.

Reb.

RPG

Ast.

Blk.

Stl.

Pts.

Avg.

10-11

25-24

91-257

.354

28-29

.315

65-99

.657

90

3.6

96

1

28

275

11.0

11-12

26-15

74-227

.326

23-81

.284

74-94

.787

51

2.0

107

0

32

245

9.4

12-13

25-24

102-261

.391

23-70

.329

93-110

.845

63

2.5

116

1

29

320

12.8

Total

76-63

267-745

.358

74-240

.308

232-303

.766

204

2.7

319

2

89

840

11.1